Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign.
soccerblitz.net is bringing you 5 things we think you should know about the newly elected CAF president.
- The new CAF president goes by a single name
- Ahmad Ahmad is a father of two
- In March 2017, he was voted in as President of CAF, winning 34 votes to Issa Hayatou’s 20.
- He becomes the 7th President of the body. Before then, he was a member of the Caf Executive Committee.
- He was a politician back home after being both a football player and coach in his younger days